Commerce – The new A.C. Williams Elementary School in Commerce continues to take shape, as crews are just a few months from projected completion.
The $14 million structure is now 65% complete and even slightly under budget. That's according to Claycomb Associates and W.B. Kibler Construction Company, who presented the progress report to the CISD School Board Monday night.
Greenville – A meth dealer awaits a punishment hearing today following a guilty plea.
George Leslie Sanders, of Greenville, pleaded guilty Monday to multiple felony counts of selling methamphetamine during 2007. He was scheduled to go to trial on three counts of delivery of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine. Instead, Sanders entered the guilty pleas and asked to have a jury decide his punishment. The hearing is set for today.
Greenville – Some big changes are coming to driving on Interstate 30. Motorists have about one more week to continue using all the exits along Interstate 30 as it passes through Greenville. You'll soon have to start changing the routes you take, as the project surrounding the placement of the State Highway 34/ Wesley Overpass expands.
Greenville – A recent tobacco sting by the Greenville Police Department finds nine stores in violation of selling to minors.
Last week, Officers with the Greenville Police Department Operations Division and the Investigations Division conducted the sting by having a 16-year old to go into local stores that sell tobacco and attempt to purchase tobacco. The 16-year old was able to purchase tobacco at nine of the 33 local stores that sell tobacco products.
Commerce Police report text message scam in city; Hunt County Sheriff officials arrest 30 in game room raids over weekend; Commissioners considering lifting burn ban in Hunt County; Woodruff found guilty of murder, sentenced to life without parole; Another murder trial to begin this week in Greenville; Explosion just outside Kaufman injures two.